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LittleBigPlanet 2 dated

Plus: Collector's Edition has a plushie!

Sony's given LittleBigPlanet 2 a 16th November release date in the US.

Eurogamer's investigating a European date.

Sony's US PlayStation blog broke the news alongside revelations of various regional retailer pre-order deals.

The publisher also laid out the contents of the LBP 2 Collector's Edition. Inside this is, YES, a plushie Sackboy; LBP-themed book ends - the weighty bits for shelves to stop books falling off; 11 pre-order and two exclusive costumes; and five LBP2 PlayStation Network avatars.

The Collector's Edition will cost $80.